Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( Ocd )

1343 WordsSep 18, 20156 Pages
Anxiety disorders are so incapacitating and have many different types of categories in its self with its own unique sets of symptoms. Anxiety can become so rigorous that it can begin to affect relationships and even a person’s life. Some known are: obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia (or social anxiety disorder), specific phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) disorders are some of the most commonly seen ("Frequently Asked Questions about Anxiety Disorders"). Discussions in this research paper will summarize the most commonly seen one; Generalized Anxiety and how it affects us. We will discuss what it is? Its symptoms, how it comes about, why it is misdiagnosed, and treatments. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, which is usually referred to as GAD, becomes difficult to recognize in the beginning as many are in denial. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Also known as the ADAA, in a publication updated in June 2015 said, “ GAD affects 6.8 million adults, or 3.1% of the U.S. population, in any given year. Women are twice as likely to be affected”. A lot that could cause this is the mere fact that as normal human being, we tend to have feelings of concern, and tension, usually regarding one thing or another. Once those types of feeling start to arise without any type of concern or any reasoning then it becomes a problem. People experiencing these types of feeling
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